Uloboridae  Thorell, 1869 / Hyptiotes  Walckenaer, 1837   4 species

Hyptiotes flavidus  (Blackwall, 1862)

Description
Male

Palp: bulb with a terminal apophysis red, obtuse, almost straight, embolus very long, its origin near the base of the bulb. Prosoma 1-1.2 mm long.

Body length male: 2.8-3 mm
Female

Prosoma slightly longer than wide, 1.1-1.5 mm long. Clypeus more protuding than in other species.

Body length female: 4-4.5 mm
Additional information

In pine forests, oak forests and on shrubs.

Distribution
  Presence
  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Madeira, Mediterranean, Russia (Europe), Caucasus
Females and males in late summer, autumn and winter, females with egg sacs in September.
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References

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